Eighteen 8th graders from St. Michael Parish School were guided by JPII student ambassadors for a day of academic classes, pizza and activities. They were able to meet the teachers and students who make our school so special. Some JPII students stopped by to check in on their younger siblings at lunch and grab a photo op. A big thank you to St. Michael Parish School for sharing your wonderful 8th graders for the day, we were blessed by their presence!
JPII Senior Representatives at Archdiocesan High School Leaders Dinner
Each Archdiocesan High School received an invitation to attend a special dinner in Seattle for Senior Class leaders. Students had an opportunity to meet and mingle with other high leaders in our Archdiocese which provided a wonderful sense of solidarity for all. After dinner, Luke C. 23′ of JPII, and other representatives from each school gave a short reflection on how […]
Catholic Lifesaver Corps Featured on EWTN
Along with other Seattle Archdiocesan Catholic schools, Pope John Paul II High School was recently featured on “EWTN News in Depth” for their participation in the Catholic Lifesaver Corps (CLC) launched last April to provide peer to peer suicide awareness and prevention within Seattle Archdiocese high schools. JPII and Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett were in […]
Four Faculty Members Chosen for Notre Dame Science & Religion Seminar
JPII science teacher and StellarXplorer moderator, Dr. Tracy Russell; theology teacher, Gwen Bowen; and mathematics teachers, Megan Davis and Kim Viall were chosen to attend Notre Dame’s highly regarded seminar on Science and Religion that challenges the notion that the two disciplines are in conflict. The program is limited to forty-five participants from around the country […]
JPII Senior Awarded $180,000 NROTC Marine Option Scholarship
We are incredibly proud to share that senior, Luke Christensen has been awarded the coveted $180,000 NROTC Marine Scholarship. Christensen was presented with the award in front of his JPII classmates by Gunnery Sergeant Pennington, Captain Reuben B. Smith IV and Staff Sergeant Gustavo Salazar Jr. of the United States Marine Corps. Therese Allin, principal […]
Girls Cross Country Wins Third State Title!
The Pope John Paul II High School girls cross country team has won the WIAA/Gesa Credit Union State Championship for the third consecutive year! It was a close race but once again, the Eagles showed their determination and grit, edging out Garfield-Palouse by one point! For the fourth consecutive year, with less than a minute […]
Girls Cross Country Named Academic State Champs, Again!
The Pope John Paul II High School girls cross country team has won the WIAA/Gesa Credit Union Academic State Champions Award for achieving the highest grade point average in the girls 1B cross country classification. This is the second consecutive year that our girls cross country team has won the Academic State Championship! Each team […]
The Eucharist Installed in JPII’s Tabernacle!
The culmination of years of work, the Eucharist was installed in JPII’s chapel tabernacle on Wednesday, October 19th! JPII extends our deep gratitude to Fr. Tim Ilgen of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lacey for saying Mass, blessing the tabernacle and stand and for being responsible for the Eucharist at our school moving forward. This […]
JPII Students Earn National Merit Recognition!
We are pleased to share that seniors Bella K. and Moriah S. have been named Commended Students in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. Bella and Moriah placed among the top 50,000 students in the entire United States who entered the 2023 competition by taking the 2021 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
JPII Hosts Its First StellarCamp
In July, JPII hosted its first StellarCamp. Facilitated by JPII faculty member, Dr. Tracy Russell, StellarCamp was a fun space system design camp covering information on orbits, history of space exploration, satellites, rockets and much more. On the last day of camp students had the opportunity to participate in a mini-competition scenario to challenge the […]
JPII Track & Field Recognized for Their Outstanding Season!
The JPII Track & Field team had an incredible 2022 season, wrapping up with the girls team winning the 1B State Champions and the boys placing 3rd! In individual competition, senior Trevor D. ended his high school career with State titles in the 3200m and 1600m. On the girl’s side, senior Vivi K. earned a […]